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Offering excellent tried and tested 5* resources for the New AQA Psychology Specification for A level. Including revision activities (summary powerpoints and revision cards) and also full lessons (on approaches, research methods, biopsychology and psychopathology)

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Offering excellent tried and tested 5* resources for the New AQA Psychology Specification for A level. Including revision activities (summary powerpoints and revision cards) and also full lessons (on approaches, research methods, biopsychology and psychopathology)
FEATURES OF SCIENCE - AQA Psychology Research Methods -  Full Lesson (ppt & activities)
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FEATURES OF SCIENCE - AQA Psychology Research Methods - Full Lesson (ppt & activities)

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Full lesson resources for a challenging part of research methods - Features of science. There is a detailed 40 slide powerpoint and activities included. Activities: -An essay plan structure to help students plan this as an essay -A table activity which is good for revision -A notes sheet - I get students to fill this is out while I go through the powerpoint so they aren't taking too many notes.
FREE WILL vs DETERMINISM - Aqa Psychology - Issues and Debates - Full Lesson and Activities
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FREE WILL vs DETERMINISM - Aqa Psychology - Issues and Debates - Full Lesson and Activities

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Full lesson, activities and video links for Aqa Psychology new spec. It includes a powerpoint presentation, with notes sheet (the students use this to take notes from the ppt, rather than note into book/paper). The lesson includes: Discussion Starter Evaluation Match Task Exam Questions 3 video links Activities inbedded in notes sheet Two possible blank essay plans The lesson should take 1 hr 30 - 2 hrs to complete.
The COGNITIVE Approach - AQA Psychology - 2 Full lesson resources (ppt, videos, worksheets)
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The COGNITIVE Approach - AQA Psychology - 2 Full lesson resources (ppt, videos, worksheets)

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This is full lesson resources for two-three lessons on the cognitive approach. 1. Mental processes, including inferences and schema's. This is packed with fun activities for students to try out to show them their mental processing (including loads of videos). 2. Comparing the mind to computers, cognitive neuroscience and evaluation of the cognitive approach (using the GHG book) Also included is some exam questions to use as a test for students and some good student responses and a summary crossword with answers.
ATTACHMENT Revision Powerpoint for AQA Psychology
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ATTACHMENT Revision Powerpoint for AQA Psychology

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Designed to recap the whole attachment topic for new spec AQA Psychology. Includes shorten notes for interactions, role of father, animal studies, strange situation, explanations, maternal deprivation, institutionalisation and influence of childhood attachment. I give the students a copy of the student version (usually 2 slides to page) to complete and annotate while I go through the teacher version as a class. Also uploaded one for the Memory and Psychopathology topic.
Research Methods Revision Booklet - AQA Psychology
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Research Methods Revision Booklet - AQA Psychology

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Designed for AQA but could be used for other boards. This is a booklet of activities the students work through for revision on research methods. I have included answers for the statistics section of the booklet. Includes: Hypotheses Variables Ethics Sampling methods Research methods Validity Reliability Statistics Data Distributions Features of Science I have included a PDF version and a word version. The word version doesn’t always keep all its formatting when it is opened on different laptops so I would stick with the pdf version. This was designed to work with a teacher presentation that can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/revision-for-research-methods-teacher-presentation-aqa-psychology-could-be-used-for-other-boards-11623128
BIOPSYCHOLOGY Revision Powerpoint - AQA Psychology
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BIOPSYCHOLOGY Revision Powerpoint - AQA Psychology

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Designed to recap the whole of first and second year biopsychology for AQA Psychology. Most topics are condensed to one manageable slide that can be turned into revision cards. Also included a key terms recap revision sheet as a bonus. I give the students a copy of the student version (usually 2 slides to page) to complete and annotate while I go through the teacher version as a class. Sometimes asking them to complete sections before I go through it. I have uploaded a similar thing for all first year topics and Forensic, Gender, Schizophrenia and Issues and Debates for the other second year topics.
The Nervous System - Year 1 Biopsychology
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The Nervous System - Year 1 Biopsychology

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This is a full lesson bundle for the nervous system, year 1 biopsychology for AQA Psychology. Clear presentation with video links with a cut and stick exercise and a card key term game included. I also used the brain fact or fiction that came with the electronic version of the green haired girl book. I cannot share this for copyright reasons.
Full STATISTICS Lessons - ppt & 8 worksheets - for AQA Psychology A-Level (Year 2 RESEARCH METHODS)
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Full STATISTICS Lessons - ppt & 8 worksheets - for AQA Psychology A-Level (Year 2 RESEARCH METHODS)

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This is designed for the new AQA Psychology (2015 spec). I have always enjoyed teaching statistics and the students usually quite enjoy these lessons. This is for the Year 2 content. It will take probably 3 x 1 hour sessions and there are answers provided for the worksheets. The powerpoint should act as a lesson plan really. It is tried and tested from previous courses I have taught and adapted to current specification requirements. It includes with it a 40+ slide ppt & 8 worksheets with lots of example scenarios for them to practise their stats skills on. It includes: Significance and Probability Choosing a Stats Test Using Observed and Critical Values Reading Critical Value Tables Recap on Sign Test (assuming some knowledge from first year)
Revision powerpoints for first year topics (memory, attachment etc) - AQA Psychology
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Revision powerpoints for first year topics (memory, attachment etc) - AQA Psychology

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5x revision powerpoints for Psychology Includes: Approaches (all including 2nd year ones) Attachment Psychopathology Social Influence Memory They come with a teacher and a student version (with gaps for them to complete either before teacher goes through it or during the teaching). Similiar resources available for second year topics (Forensic, Gender, Schizophrenia & Issues and Debates, biopsychology) Link: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/revision-powerpoints-for-first-year-topics-debates-biopsychology-etc-aqa-psychology-11595573
CORRELATIONS - AQA Psychology research methods Full Lesson
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CORRELATIONS - AQA Psychology research methods Full Lesson

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This is a full lesson - suitable for 1.5-2hrs worth of teaching time on Correlations for AQA Psychology Research Methods. It includes: Correlation definitions Differences between correlations and experiments Coefficients Strengths and weaknesses The activities included are: A sheet showing the difference between correlations and experiments Exam questions (on correlations and experimental designs - previous lesson before this recap) Sheet showing the issue of cause and effect A correlation example for them to carry out on celebrity attractiveness
EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN - AQA Psychology research methods FULL LESSON
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EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN - AQA Psychology research methods FULL LESSON

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This includes a powerpoint detailing notes for experimental designs. I usually only get them to take notes on the description of each design and then they do the card sort to get the evaluation for each. I use the experiment resources to demonstrate the differences in the designs and also to get them thinking about the strengths and weaknesses. Words vs Pictures for repeated measures and then the long and short words memory test for independent groups (instructions on ppt and in notes under ppt slides). 2 sets of exam questions included - one can be for the lesson and one for homework. These assume some prior lessons have been completed on variables, pilot studies and types of experiments. Also uploaded my types of experiments lesson
SOCIAL INFLUENCE Revision Powerpoint AQA Psychology
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SOCIAL INFLUENCE Revision Powerpoint AQA Psychology

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Designed to recap the whole of social influence for AQA Psychology. This includes, obedience, conformity, minority influence and resisting social influence. Most topics are condensed to one manageable slide that can be turned into revision cards - often more detail is included in the notes of the powerpoint. I give the students a copy of the student version (usually 2 slides to page) to complete and annotate while I go through the teacher version as a class. Sometimes asking them to complete sections before I go through it. I have uploaded a similar thing for most first year topics and Forensic, Gender, Schizophrenia & Issues and Debates for the second year topics.
Types of Neurons and Synaptic Transmission - Year 1 Biopsychology
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Types of Neurons and Synaptic Transmission - Year 1 Biopsychology

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Full lesson bundle including powerpoint (26 slide) and 6 worksheets for AQA Biopsychology module. 2 Video links on ppt as well. Covers the structure of a neuron, types of neurons and synaptic transmission. Can be combined in a bundle with other biopsychology AS lessons. It includes diagrams to label, card sort activity, fun question run activity starter and back to back drawing activity.
Revision for RESEARCH METHODS presentation
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Revision for RESEARCH METHODS presentation

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Made for AQAPsychology A-level but could be easily adapted for other boards. This is a presentation I work through with my students while they are revising research methods - it includes over 60 slides (some with content and some with indications of a task to complete). I usually teach short sections of research methods and then get them to complete the activities in the corresponding booklet. This took me 3-4 lessons of 90 minutes each to complete it all but some could be set for homework. This includes a sample essay on designing research and a summary table for features of science which are areas students often struggle with. The corresponding booklet can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/research-methods-revision-booklet-of-activities-28-pages-aqa-psychology-11623089?theme=0
Psychopathology - Full lessons on Depression, OCD and Phobias
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Psychopathology - Full lessons on Depression, OCD and Phobias

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This is a bundle of full lessons, including powerpoints and activities for the Psychopathology AQA Psychology module. It includes weeks worth of lessons on the topics. Variety of activities included from case studies, exam questions, powerpoints, match tasks, card sorts. It also includes a set of revision cards with questions and answers for students to test themselves or each other using (they need printing double sided).
LATERALISATION & SPLIT BRAIN - Full Lesson - AQA Psychology Biopsychology Year 2
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LATERALISATION & SPLIT BRAIN - Full Lesson - AQA Psychology Biopsychology Year 2

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Full lesson powerpoint and activities for Lateralisation and Sperry’s study. I get the students to complete the notes sheet while working through the powerpoint. They then complete the evaluation using the pink haired girl text book. Numerous video links throughout the powerpoint. If you like this lesson - Check out my other Biopsychology lessons: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/biopsychology-year-2-aqa-psychology-full-lesson-and-revision-resources-11514864